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Early Days

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By The Staff

TEN YEARS AGO

Aug. 20, 1998

Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Graybeal will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 23 at East Campbellsville Church of God.

Kelli Ann O'Banion of Bardstown became the bride of Allan Ray Bertram of Campbellsville in a June 27 ceremony at South Campbellsville Baptist Church.

Michael Schuhmann of Campbellsville is one of more than 809 students participating in the cooperative education program at Mississippi State University.

Brandon Swanson has been named a United States National Award winner in physical education.

Tiffany Reynolds of Campbellsville has been awarded two scholarships from the University of Kentucky.

TWENTY YEARS AGO

Aug. 18, 1988

Alicia Nordmann was named 1989 Taylor County Junior Miss following competition in Hamilton Auditorium.

Mrs. Hayden Johnson, Daniel Johnson and Mr. and Mrs. James Henn traveled to LaGrange on Thursday night, Aug. 11 to have dinner with Mr. and Mrs. Daryl Berry and daughter.

Finn Watson, driving the H&R Machine/R&N Racing/Gaerte Engines/Rayborn car, won his fourth late model feature of the season Friday night at the Taylor County Speedway.

Frances Hunt, Barbara Jean Bault and Melba Thompson, all of Campbellsville, and Hazel Cusma of Akron, Ohio spent Thursday in Elizabethtown visiting their sister, Fay Fawcett.

THIRTY YEARS AGO

Aug. 17, 1978

Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Colvin of Louisville were the weekend guests of Mrs. I.P. Alexandria. Mrs. Colvin is a sister of Mrs. Montie Miskell, killed in an automobile accident in Lebanon last Wednesday.

Mr. and Mrs. J.T. Beard and children were here on vacation visiting with Mr. and Mrs. Ray McCubbin, Mrs. Dennis Beard, Mrs. Wilbur Wethington and friends.

Kevin Wood, a student at Memphis Theological Seminary in Memphis, Tenn., is here for a few days visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. B.M. Wood. Kevin also pastors a Presbyterian church in Truman, Ark.

Alta Smith and Ruby Thurman, of Louisville, and Agnes Burress, of Springfield, were Saturday and Sunday guests of Mrs. Evelyn Sapp.

Roger Willis of Route 5, Campbellsville, killed a 47-inch rattlesnake on Smith Ridge recently.

FIFTY YEARS AGO

Aug. 14, 1958

Floyd T. Hensley, vocational agriculture teacher at Taylor County High School, has been honored as a recipient of a National Farm Merit Award from the Thor Research Center for Better Farm Living.

The Taylor County Fair opened with the best first night in several seasons.

Mr. and Mrs. John Cox are the parents of a new baby boy Wednesday of last week.

Mr. and Mrs. Robert T. Wilson and daughter, Lana Carol, spent the weekend on McArthur, Ohio with Mr. and Mrs. Billy B. Wilcoxson and daughter, Jamie Ann.

Miss Leni Imhoff, 18, of Campbellsville will represent Taylor County in the beauty contest at the Metcalfe County Fair in Edmonton on Friday.

SIXTY YEARS AGO

Aug. 12, 1948

Two hundred FFA and 4-H club youngsters were expected for the annual dairy show Aug. 20.

A dinner was given Sunday, Aug. 8 for Sam Bennett on his 67th birthday.

Among the well-known visitors here for the fair was Attorney John H. Chandler of Louisville. Mr. Chandler stated that standing on top of 76 years, his mind wandered back to years gone by, such as when he taught 300 students in the old building on the bank of Buckhorn.

Dr. and Mrs. G.M. Edwards, Louisville, were among the Centennial guests.

SEVENTY YEARS AGO

Aug. 12, 1938

Earl McCubbin, of this city, last week accepted a position with the new Gulf station in Greensburg. The new station in Greensburg is operated by Avery Shuffett. He is an experienced gas station operator, having been employed for several months by the Auto Supply Co. here. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. J.L. McCubbin of this city.

Mrs. Ruth Peterson Patrum, who is attending school in Lexington, was the guest of relatives here over the weekend.

Mrs. John W. Manning of Lexington was the guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Hubbard, over the weekend.

Mrs. John Close will return Thursday from a visit with her sister, Mrs. Herbert Parson in Louisville.

EIGHTY YEARS AGO

Aug. 11, 1928

Miss Pearl Puryear accepted a position as clerk and bookkeeper at the local office of the Kentucky Utilities Company.

Mr. George R. Turner was in Louisville on Tuesday for business.

Mr. John W. Faulkner was in Louisville on Tuesday for business.

Mr. E. Reneau is visiting relatives and friends in Overton County, Tenn. this week.

Dr. and Mrs. F.I. Buckner and family have moved into their modern bungalow last Monday.

NINETY YEARS AGO

Aug. 16, 1918

Miss Fanola Carr left Wednesday to be the guest of friends in Shelbyville, Ky.

Miss Milby Bibb, of Louisville, is the attractive guest of Dr. and Mrs. Kelsay of Hatcher.

Burr Atkinson was the guest of relatives and friends in Louisville.

Lynwood Durham of Wichita Fall, Texas, is the guest of relatives and friends here this week.